Jaggery

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Jaggery

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Used in ayurveda as it contains many mineral;s beneficial to health

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Rich source of natural sugar, vitamins and minerals. Potassium, selenium, magnesium, calcium etc.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Used as an ingredient in sweet dishes as well as in other savoury dishes in pakisthan, srilanka and india. In kerala its widely used in different types of payasam. Among hindus jaggery isoffered to dieties as part of their worship.

GLOSSARY :
English : Jaggery
Tamil : Vellam
Malayalam : Sharkkara / Vellam
Telugu : Bellam / Bellamu
Kannada : Bella
Hindi : Gura / Gur
Bengali : Gur
Gujarati : Gol / Gur
Konkani : Godd
Marathi : Gul
Oriya : Guda
Punjabi : Gur
Kashmiri : Gor

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